SSCCGL English Language And Comprehension

Question 31

In the following questions, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect Speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct form.
The commander said, 'Let the gates be left open.'
  • The commander ordered that let the gates be left open.

  • The commander ordered for the gates to be left open.

  • The commander ordered that the gates will be left open.

  • The commander wanted that the gates be left open.

Solution

B.

The commander ordered for the gates to be left open.

Question 32

In the following questions, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect Speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct form.
Vipul said, 'Alas ! How thoughtless I have been !'
  • Vipul confessed with regret that he had been thoughtless.

  • Vipul exclaimed how thoughtless I have been.

  • Vipul regretted upon my thoughtlessness.

  • Vipul admitted that he had been thoughtless.

Solution

A.

Vipul confessed with regret that he had been thoughtless.

Question 33

In the following questions, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect Speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct form.
The officer said, 'Cowards! you shall soon be put to death.'
  • The officer called them cowards and said that they must be put to death soon.

  • The officer called them cowards and said that they would soon be put to death.

  • The officer said that they were cowards and should be put to death soon.

  • The officer said that they would soon be put to death.

Solution

B.

The officer called them cowards and said that they would soon be put to death.

Question 34

In the following questions, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect Speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct form.
The teacher said, 'Don't come to school on Monday because it is a holiday.'
  • The teacher asked if we were coming to school on Monday because it is a holiday

  • The teacher told us not to come to school on Monday because it is a holiday

  • The teacher told us don't come to school on Monday because it is a holiday

  • The teacher asked us don't come to school on Monday because it is a holiday.

Solution

B.

The teacher told us not to come to school on Monday because it is a holiday

Question 35

In the following questions, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect Speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct form.
Rahul said, 'Yes I am mistaken.'
  • Rahul said that he was on mistake.

  • Rahul admitted that he was mistaken.

  • Rahul said that he is mistaken.

  • Rahul admitted that I was mistaken.

Solution

B.

Rahul admitted that he was mistaken.